tv SOT - Trump Outlines Executive Orders on Border Wall Immigration CSPAN January 25, 2017 6:21pm-6:26pm EST
thank you. announcer: later, minority leader pelosi released a statement calling president trump's executive package -- executive action on building a wall sweeping and constitutionally suspect. times" writes that trump is also planning to indefinitely block syrian refugees from entering the u.s. and to his tutor temporary halt on all refugees from the rest of the world. here is what president trump said in an address at the homeland security department. here is a brief summary of what actions are contained in my executive orders. the secretary of homeland security working with myself and my staff will begin immediate
construction of a border wall. [applause] pres. trump: so badly needed. you folks know how badly needed it is. bys will also help mexico deterring illegal immigration from central america and by disrupting violent cartel networks. as i have said repeatedly to the country, we are going to get the bad ones out, the criminals and the drug deals and gangs and gang members and cartel leaders. the day is over when they can stay in our country and recap it -- and wreak havoc. outre going to get them fast, and john kelly is going to lead that way. [applause]
pres. trump: our order also does the following -- ends the policy of catch and release at the border, requires other countries to take back their criminals -- they will take them back -- cracks down on sanctuary cities, officers to target and remove those who pose a threat to public safety, calls for the hiring of another 5000 order patrol officers, calls for the tripling the number of ice officers. [applause] pres. trump: and you both do an incredible job, but you need help, you need more.
it creates an office of homeland security dedicated to supporting the victims of a legal immigrant illegal immigrant crime. [applause] pres. trump: for years, the media has largely ignored the stories of americans and lawful residence victimized by open borders. to all of those hurting out there, i repeat to you these yous -- we hear you, we see , and you will never, ever be ignored again. [applause] announcer: former south carolina governor nikki haley was sworn in this morning as u.s. ambassador to the united nations. she met with president trump in the oval office after being
sworn in by vice president mike pence. here is the ceremony. >> good morning all, thank you for being here. on behalf of the president of the united states, it is my to welcomelege america's new ambassador to the united nations, governor nikki haley. i'm also grateful to be joined today by her friend, senator marco rubio, and by senior members of the administration and staff of the white house. our white house chief of staff reince priebus and white house chief strategist and senior counsel steve bannon, among others, for joining us for this important and historic occasion and a life of the nation and the life of america's place in the world. our new ambassad t